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Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following monday. and there be replacing roadway. >> a new law will make buying an electric car more affordable. it allows to use charging stations into the loan. >> an effort urging the governor to veto a controversial vaccine bill there are most doctors are concerned and al rallying against ab 2109 requiring parents who don't want their kids vaccinated to receive a written waiver. >> a governor sign aid bill into law giving students access to electric versions of college textbooks. this is a online version. >> and christopher stevens will be honored with a moment of silence tomorrow before the cal football game. the university set up a fund to receive gifts in his honor. >> happening now alameda county food bank is desperate for food. they haven't received enough donations to help the needy. >> there is donations from the federal government only this is a food bank that hasn't received their usual shipment in sometime. they say she the haven't received shipments in two months, the longest in yeents memory here that they've gone without delivery of t
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
turn gay and lesbian teens straight. a christian legal group is going court to stop the law. there are authorities having to decide whether this can take affect. >> i've heard this is a sin. >> steven went through a controversial treatment in an effort to become straight. but the bay area man says no one should go through it because it can be dangerous. >> it causes depression, anxiety. thoughts of suicide, makes you anxious causes you to hate yourself he was excited to hear the governor signing into law some day a ban preventing gay conversion therapies on minors. methods american psychiatrist society:kon cluded are harmful. the governor says there is no basis in sigh skbrens will be relegated to the dust pin of quackery. >> there is science now we didn't have before. that sexual orientation is not something that can be changed. >> but the victory may be short lived and there are groups that already claim it's unconstitutional violating first amendment. >> this is absolutely clamps down on speech by professionals involved and also affects the minors and their parents rights to access
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he says his district, the castro has seen a skyrocketing increase in people who like to display their privates in public. this man would not divulge his name and put his clothes back on believe there's is nothing wrong with showing his assets. >> i think to be human it's to have a human body. to be ashamed of your bod gee ashame fd of of b
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is giving juveniles a second chance by saying no to a controversial therapy and denying children multiple parents. the governor signed a bill that will give some juvenile sentenced to life without parole a chance to earn it, but not before serving at least 15 years. he also approved a bill ending a type of psychotherapy making gay teenagers straight. governor vetoed a bill that would
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Oct 3, 2012 1:40am PDT
law. abc's t.j. winick explains. >> reporter: 93-year-old vivian applewhite cast her first vote for president back in 1932 for franklin roosevelt. but because she didn't have the required documents to obtain a photo i.d. she almost didn't have a chance to vote this november. it turns out applewhite will be able to vote after a judge blocked pennsylvania's controversial new voter i.d. lae sidecioersial new voter i.d. lae >> at the end of the day this is a victory for democrats because they can argue that no longer would the kind of voters that they want to bring to the polls or encourage to go to the polls would be turned away. at the same time, for republicans, winning pennsylvania was always a stretch. >> reporter: under the ruling voters can still be asked for identification but can't be discouraged from voting or disenfranchised if they don't have the proper i.d. >> they can go ahead and vote nairks but the safe bet is to have ichld dchld and speed the whole process. >> reporter: supporters of voter i.d.s say the laws weren't passed to exclude voters just to protect against voter
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Sep 29, 2012 8:00am PDT
all the numbers coming up. >> terry: breaking news in vallejo. a fire has damaged the law offices of orders zi davis. it was put down by firefighters. nobody was injured but officials say the fire is suspicion. they are calling in arson investigators. they arrived at the fire scene and visibly shaken by what they were seen. it's considered a crime scene and that is all fire officials are saying right now. this morning, she is in custody. the woman accused of leaving her daughter behind after getting caught shop lifting in morgan hill. she was arrested in nevada last night ending a nine day odyssey. sheriff's deputies found her in motel room with a male companion and 11-month-old son. she said she was going to kill herself if ee she couldn't be with her baby. she had her daughter bring a cart full of groceries that were not paid for to the exit. they pulled up in the car to load up, she saw store employees and she took off leaving the ten-year-old daughter behind. she has been dodging authorities ever since. >>> critical mass celebrations continue throughout the weekend in more than 3
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
% to the lowest level in nine years. the wireless market has been a hot bed for patent law su.s now a group is trying to cut down on the litigation. hp, and seven other companies joined in this so called patent pool. this will combine patents so companies don't have to negotiate ip rights. and via says it hopes companies like apple will join in. and agreeing to combine t-mobile with metro pcs. this would have more than 42 million subscribers far behind rivals at and t and sprint. and with under the deal will own 74% of the company while metro pcs shareholders will receive $1.5 billion in cash. and applied materials says it plans to cut00 to 1300 jobs and there is a move expected to save about $140 million a year. the cuts come as applied materials customers struggle with growing demands z stocks finished up slightly higher. the broadest intex you're bloomberg silicon valley index ended up higher significantly so there. there is apple and google helping pull that up. there is apple asian suppliers started mass production on a smaller ipad. the "wall street journal" says lg display and
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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
san francisco and take it home in a bag that cost you nothing. a new law goes into affect at midnight that requires almost every store in san francisco to place merchandise in a paper or compostable bag. the law requires retailers to charge you 10 cents if you use one of their bags. >> san francisco just keeps getting more expensive. >> if people want a paper bag, 10 cents. hopefully it is not too big of a deal for us. >> city leaders hope it will encourage consumers to be more eco-friendly. the new law covers stores from mom and pop stores to national chains. but the grow sheers can -- grocers can place them in plastic bags. clothing stores and dry-cleaners can wrap the garments free of charge. restaurants, bakeries and stakeout establishments are exempt until next year. >>> governor jerry brown approved or vetoed 58 bills. he approved a bill by the state senator that will give some juveniles sentenced to life in prison a chance to earn parole. the governor also said yes to a bill requiring parents who don't want their kids immunized to sign a waiver indicating they have beg educated
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
law would put them at ease. and rosemary fought alongside for this bill. >> they were under pressure because california changed it's contract. and said if employees under this car, you better find them. >> companies say they're complying with the bill, violateors subject to criminal prosecution and the bill will pass a support during the current session. for callie, it was that day. >> i couldn't sit still and let them be forgoten and let other families be at risk. for a failed policy. >> the company says technology has progressed and now, it can block the renting of recalled vehicles and the companies they will file offenders. >> this is a tough line on this. >> she did. >> and now, for an update breaking news at 4:00 a young child is being transferred right now to a trauma center. she was hit riding her bike on a novato street. it happened near sandy creek road. there is police say the man driving hit the girl, you can see impact to the vehicle. the little girl was riding her bike. he is cooperating with this investigation. and that little girl is in critical condition. >>
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Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> they are breaking the law. >> tempers flare as the critical mass celebration turns to frustration for drivers stuck behind the wheel of their car. >> what started in san francisco in 1992 is a push for cyclist rights, and it spread to more than 300 cities worldwide, and thousands came out to mark two decades of the movement here. we have team coverage beginning with abc7 news reporter nick smith live at dolores park. >> it was a large crowd, and look over my shoulder. it was a crowd of bike riders helping kris cal mass celebrate 20 years of monthly bike rides through san francisco. the last 60 or 70 or so have gathered here at dolores park. the throngs of cyclists moved about in aimless celebration. while drivers could do nothing but sit and wait. >> we are actually not blocking traffic. we are traffic. >> for drivers, it was utter frustration. at market and van ness we saw one walk in and toc sell with the rider. then they pulled the bicyclist away from her. >> in texas we would shoot your [bleep]. >> police closely monitored the ride. at one poimt telling drivers to be patient.
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. coast guard is blocking off that area. >> there is 635 law enforcement and the coast guard demonstrated how they'll intercept folk that's may cross into the area but not anticipating problem autos we don't usually have a problem. people are understanding and know what they're supposed to be doing because we're there to enjoy a show. >> they are anticipating three times normal number of boats on the bay. >> they want everybody to have a life jacket. >> she the shoved off safety gear today. a helicopter hovered over the bay. >> take a look what they're going through. and what kind of message is to get them out of the water. >> there will be extra security on the water and around the bay. >> yes there is added security including bomb-sniffing dog autos we'll be at piers. >> for the coast guard it's a lot of work. >> this is a huge undertaking for the coast guard. >> it's going to be a big weekend. coming up at 6:00 we'll have the arrival of the blue angels and i bet they're on time. >> and fleet week is one of the big events going bring hundreds of to yous of people into san f
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
investigators are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor ostby davis. it started early yesterday morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the details. >> reporter: the inside of mayor ostby davis' private law office is a burned-out shell of melted machines, singed walls and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, atf. >> we were able to get the first look inside as they were sifting through the damage. it was clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> so what is your feeling about all of this? >> i'm not going to express my feelings. i'm just telling you they are going through the investigation and we are trying to piece together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> fire teams were age to quickly knock down the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the windows. one of the fr
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
president: what your plan does is duplicate what already law. >> reporter: the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the prime reese and he was able to reframe his positions. >> you have to have regulation there's some parts of dodd-frank that make sense. >> reporter: where romney was weakest was in specifics. the president aid that point many >> the president: at some point the american people have to ask is the reason governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret, because they are too good? >> reporter: tom time and again romney had last word. >> i have to -- >> i have to respond which is my experience as a governor, if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, i don't get a lot done. >> that was political reporter mark matthews. if you missed the debate you can see it by going to abc7news.com. >>> next debate a week from today in danville, kentucky. vice president biden and congressman ryan face off. abc 7 will air the debate live. >>> 4:35, san francisco archdiocese will install a new arch
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Oct 1, 2012 11:35pm PDT
-year-old student. eth el kennedy was asked what she would think of having as a granddaughter-in-law and she said, we should be so lucky. >> she's fantastic. i love her. i met her about a year ago and she just, she puts you at ease when you're around her and she's just the embodiment of youthful energy. it's really inspiring. >> reporter: speaking of inspiration, taylor's new album "red" released october 22, is inspired by a familiar theme. love. she's already released one track, a take on love gone wrong "we are never ever getting back together." ♪ we are never ever ever getting back together ♪ >> reporter: it shot to number one on i tunes in 32 countries. setting records along the way. this morning on "gma" she debuted another song. >> the song we're releasing this week is the title track "red." ♪ >> reporter: you're the number one earning star 30 years old or younger, beating justin bieber, lady gaga, all of them. reportedly $56 million last year. that's a lot. >> reporter: does it feel a little intimidating sometimes or not? >> what part of it? >> reporter: it's big. >> it
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
win and now 4 and 1. on thursday night football it was saint laws handing arizona first loss of the season 17-three. 7 sports was brought to you tonight by river rock casino. >> all right thanks. >> coming up next. "nightline". stay with us for that. >> thanks for joining us everyone. 7 news continues tomorrow morning at 4:30. >> for rick kwan, sandy, all of us here we appreciate your time. hope to
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Sep 28, 2012 11:00am PDT
-old is staying with her grandmother. the father-in-law believes the woman is heading to wyoming. >>> this afternoon an elementary school principal charged with selling meth due back in court. lewis made his first court appearance monday he's the principal of montague elementary in santa clara. police say he offered drugs to an undercover officer. at his home officers found meth, date rape drug ghb and almost a dozen hidden cameras, including one in a teddy bear. >>> right now, ribbon-cutting ceremony at a new pedestrian overcrossing bridge in south san jose. a spot where a toddler was killed trying to cross the train track as long monterey road in 2005. the 2-year-old boy was with a babysitter and three other children when that accident happened. they were on their way to mcdonald's using a shortcut across the tracks. the pedestrian bridge has been named standers acrossing after -- named standers crossing . >>> >> reporter: you can take a class on cycling behind us right now you can see the students and professor henderson on their bikes about about to roll out, spend the whole
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
learned about the woman behind the wheel. >> >> controversial new law goes into effect today in san francisco, why all consumers could be paying more for what they buy. >>> big convention drawing business leaders from around the world. the new products being unveiled by oracle. >>> caltrain computers will see changes this morning. what you can expect if you are riding the rails to work later. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in the law. let's go back to what governor romney indicated, that under his plan, he would be able to cover people with pre-existing conditions. well, actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does, what your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. if you are out of health insurance for three months, then you can end up getting continuous coverage and insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law. and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with pre-existing conditions. there's a reason why governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care. it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you have to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says that he'll replace it with something, but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in massachusetts was because there isn't a better way of dealing with pre-existing condition p
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
up dimes when they go to grocery stars tomorrow. a new city law goes into effect tomorrow making paper or recyclable bags your only choice. there won't be plastic bags. they will also betrayed charge shoppers ten cents for every bag they use. >> it will motivate people to be more environmentally conscious. overall i say it's a good thing. >> city leaders hope the extra charge will encourage people to carry reusable tote bags with them when they go shopping. a busy weekend for the governor, who faces a midnight deadline to face a pile of bills sitting on his desk. so far he has vetoed a measure that would have allowed judges to recognize multiple parents if it's in the best interest of a child. the governor signed the fair sentencing act for youth that will give some minors sentence to life without parole a chance to earn parole after 15 years. and a bail requiring parents who choose not to get their parents immunized to sign a statement saying they received a statement about the risks and benefits of vaccines. >> we demand and expect that governor brown will sign these bills into
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
about it. >> and there is no law preventing the cars from using cars under safety recall. >> tonight they're all u.s. citizens. there are 1200 people taking the oath this morning and there is many registered to vote just in time for november election. >> we're excited she was a leader. >> and i have my own ideas and i want to make sure that i have a say in that. >> there will be citizens able to vote that same day if they take their certificate to county election office. >> how cool that? >> there is more still to come. the blitz giving the president a big bounce in polls. there is a calculated effort. >> students took a class saving their schools tens of thousands of dollars. stay with us. >>> and tonight, there is another explanation for his rising poll numbers and mark matthews is here with a look at the really hit first strat ji we've been saying that it's going to be a close race ask could boil down to direction of the economy and this campaign figured it could be more important than people think. in the last week of august in the first week in september our attention was focuse
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
violates the law. >> when the changes to a court are done in a matter where people are dedeprives after built to have justice in that court it's taking way their constitutional right to access. >> this unemployed student has a child custody case. like many affected by cuts he has no car. hamilton lives in oakland a fairly quick trip by bart but when the court closes here he will have to take bart from oakland to dell norte then a bus to martinez. this is a trip that could cost more and could take an hour and a half or two. >> so if i i have a 9:00 court appointment that means very to leave at about 7:00 or 6:30 to get around 6:00. >> many people walk to court or have to take public transportation but to go to martinez it's fundamentally impossible for many. >> police are worried about the court closures and whether the longer trip to martinez will affect cases involving troubled teens. >> there may be missed court dates. >> the closures will go into affect at the end of the year except for family courtroom in pitsberg scheduled to close at the end of the month. officials never responded
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Oct 4, 2012 1:05am PDT
law. >> the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the primaries and the republican nominee was able to reframe his positions. >> we are not going to get rid of all regulation. you have to have regulation. and there are some parts that make all the sense in the world. >> where romney was the weakest was the specific points. >> at some point the american people have to ask themselves is the reason go governor romney is keeping all of these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> but time and again, romney had the last word. >> you know what, i have to respond to that. it is my experience as a governor is if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, that will get a lot done. >> romney's stock is up 28 rs. the president's stock fell 10%. it is pretty clear that romney had more energy and was in more control of the evening. the biggest loser? jim lehrer. >> a lot of people said that. that is just round one. more to come. >> voters on both sides turned out at viewing parties around the bay area to watch the
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
treatments are given. that is prohibited in the law. >> the president is right on this one. the payment advisory board can make recommendations on drugs and medical devices that will be covered but there is no legal power to ration care. and the president saying premiums have gone up in a slower rate than any time in 50 years but that is not true. interest to and romney said mitdel income americans have seen income drop by $4300 a year, that is way too high showing it's about half of that. is one man telling more facts or better facts than another? we'll take a look what he says is the big difference. it's the money. >> that is interesting. >> according to a poll, april% of the registered voters said the g.o.p. nominee won. >> and the next debate takes place a week from today in danville, kentucky. abc 7 will air that debate live. >> the president will be in san francisco next monday for a fund-raiser at bill graham auditorium. this will be the president's sixth bay area fund raising visit this year. >> there is a crack down from department of justice, nearly 100 people arrested are par
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Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
now intimidated by cowardly acts. >> the mayor stands his ground after a law office is set on fire and the collision between a big rig and a amtrak train and why it could have been worse. >> and vacant church being trance formed in san francisco. and what they aren't places of worship anymore. there are authorities investigating the sexual relationship with a teacher and studentent. >> the key question is did the teacher take his own life? police suspect that is what happened and we have the latest on this story. >> this is a very tight knit community. many knew what is going on. many knew the teacher and were shocked to find this out. the parents and students were informed of the death around by a robo call around 3:15 this afternoon. police believe the 28-year-old known to most students
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Oct 4, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >> the debate later turned to the president's health care law which romney says he will get rid of if elected. >> it cut $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put the money back in medicare. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: but the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he says is quite similar. >> governor romney did a good thing, working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the identical model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were a few fireworks. and fewer surprises. the candidates were very deliberate outlining their bullet points on specific policies, but at the same time, neither of them really went after each other on them. it was more like they were trying to go through a checklist. not really connecting with the voters. rob, paula. >> all right. now, obviously, the president's campaign is going to spin this. what will we be hearing from them? >> well, they were trying to focus on mitt romney, the word you kept hearing from the president's surrogates was mitt romney was testy and that he didn't
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
. saying they violated a child privacy law by collecting names, e-mails, home addresses even cell phone numbers of more than 100,000 children ages 12 or younger. toys "r" us getting into the streaming movie service, offering selection of children's films and movies starting today they start at $2.99 for 24 hour rental and $5.99 for digital download. >>> new study links common chemical to hormone changes in pregnant women and their baby boys. take look at some of the products which contain bpa, uc berkeley researchers studied the compound that mimics estrogen. among mothers with high levels of bpa they found a less active thyroid more active in boys no impact on baby girls the chemicals in many plastic bottles, dental sealants, -- >> what may be the future of painkillers. the black mom -- the black mambo snake is one of deadliest on the planet one bite can kill a person in 20 minutes researchers say the venom has a compound that could rival morphine and does not respiratory affects. further study on the way to see if it works on people. >>> next, breaking traffic news, major bart d
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
phone thefts are rising the law firm sweeney works for is puting up the reward money airing public service announcements on radio to alert residents to the problem. >>> we are learning more about yahoo's turn around plan. the ceo is making changes when it comes to how the company will roll out new products sources say she demanding products be shipped out within six months and generate 100 million users or 100 million dollars towards the company's bottom line if that can't happen, yahoo won't bother with the product. yahoo hered her from google this year. >>> californians appear to be against granting drivers license and in-state tuition breaks to illegal immigrants. new poll finds 56% of registered voters believe illegal immigrants should not be able to get a drivers license 40% believe they should. the poll finds 61 of voters believe the state should not grant in-state tuition breaks to illegal immigrants most voters believe the government should create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >>> 100% for the fog southbound 101 at 3:00 in the morning. the rest of us we bett
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Sep 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
, my father-in-law! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: okay. instead of omg. okay. very -- very good. well -- >> instead of omg. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. i got it. thanks guys, i appreciate your help. >> hilarious ha-ha. >> jimmy: okay. thank you, again. it was great talking to you. >> tgif, jimmy. >> jimmy: okay, it's wednesday, but thank you. >> okay. sorry. >> jimmy: okay, there you go. you get what you pay for, i guess. thank you, fellas. one more thing. they're in india. on sunday night, i'm hosting the 64th an yum primetime emmy awards here on abc. [ cheers and applause ] um -- though, you know what? i might stay home and watch football, instead. i'm playing it by ear. the emmys are very special for the writers, producers, actors, hosts who are fortunate enough to be nominated. it's a night who most people who aren't gary busey will never forget. i thought it would be fun to ask a tv legend what he remembers about the night he won an emmy. william shatner is preparing for a tour right now, but he took some time out from those rigorous preparations to share his emmy moments. >> ah, yeah,
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in san francisco and take it home in a bag that cost you nothing. a new law goes into affect at midnight that requires almost every store in san francisco to place merchandise in a paper or compostable bag. the law requires retailers to charge you 10 cents if you use one of their bags. >> san francisco just keeps getting more expensive. >> if people want a paper bag, 10 cents. hopefully it is not too big of a deal for us. >> city leaders hope it will encourage consumers to be more eco-friendly. the new law covers stores from mom and pop stores to national chains. but the grow sheers can -- grocers can place them in plastic bags. clothing stores and dry-cleaners can wrap the garments free of charge. restaurants, bakeries and stakeout establishments are exempt until next year. >>> governor jerry brown approved or vetoed 58 bills. he approved a bill by the state senator that will give some juveniles sentenced to life in prison a chance to earn parole. the governor also said yes to a bill requiring parents who don't want their kids immunized to sign a waiver indicating they have beg
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Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
are breaking the law. >> in texas we would shoot your [bleep]. >> san francisco police closely monitored the ride, at one point telling drivers to be patient. >> it happens once a month. >> i wish i would have known that when i bought a ticket that happens to be the 20th anniversary. it's probably -- >> there were moments of politeness. here some riders cleared an intersection to let the cars through. a large crowd road around in circles and then held up their bikes in victory others just took it all in stride. >> it's part of living in the city. >> san francisco police confirm that there have been no arrests. in san francisco, nick smith, abc7 news. >>> a lot of demonstrations took place in the mission district overnight. at 18th and valencia a splinter group of about 200 riders occupied the intersection by riding in circles through traffic light changes. some drivers were very frustrated but they kept their cool and backed away from the intersection. all in all bicyclists and motorists thought it went off pretty well. >> i thought they were all pretty peaceful and we all work
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
of 9/11. so law enforcement on every level could share intelligence. but senate investigators say those centers have done nothing to stop terror plots. >>> american airlines says wrongly installed clamps and not sabotage caused seats to become loose on three flights. those seats and everything from the smell of smoke to landing gear issues have forced american flights to divert offcourse. pilots can finally resume contract negotiations today. >>> for the fourth-consecutive year the u.s. birthrate has dropped. experts say the economy is forcing couples to think twice about having kids. there's encouraging news. beer sales are up for the first time in four years. that means americans, particularly young men, may be starting to feel better about their finances. if there is a bridge to be made between the last two stories, we'll be digging into that in the days ahead. i'm sure. >>> scottie was -- he's going yeah, yeah. >> what do you think, scottie? >> i'm doing my part. >> we thank you for your service. >> the economy's off to a robust recovery. >>> how about "pop news"? >> i don't k
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Oct 3, 2012 1:05am PDT
something to lookd. looks like a wreck speaking of which. the law of nature and common signs tell you this is just not possible. now i'm talking about the a's. rewriting the laws of nature. lack who has theÑ/&Ñfñ!ñx1q1q here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios before fch. >> good evening. a's celebrated play off first last nature. so tonight is the after party. maybe also the pre-party because a's just caught the rangers. in first place since april 9 now the title will come down to one game tomorrow. green gold passion. 30,000 at the coliseum tonight. travis went 6 strongnd jam and jam in the second. i soto. in the third hamilton shot to right center. josh plays the bounce off the wall. try to score first first. steven drew can't handle it. 1 nothing texas. still 1-o in the fifth. norris base hit to right off harrison came in as 18 game winner. bobble it. josh donaldson scores. moss will race home. a's up 2-1. then in the sixth peta
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
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Sep 29, 2012 1:05am PDT
. >> i'm dan ashley. >> have you no where to go. >> they are breaking the law. >> tempers flare as the critical mass celebration turns to frustration for drivers stuck behind the wheel of their car. >> what started in san francisco in 1992 is a push for cyclist rights, and it spread to more than 300 cities worldwide, and thousands came out to mark two decades of the movement here. we have team coverage beginning with abc7 news reporter nick smith live at dolores park. >> it was a large crowd, and look over my shoulder. it was a crowd of bike riders helping kris cal mass celebrate 20 years of monthly bike rides through san francisco. the last 60 or 70 or so have gathered here at dolores park. the throngs of cyclists moved about in aimless celebration. while drivers could do nothing but sit and wait. >> we are actually not blocking traffic. we are traffic. >> for drivers, it was utter frustration. at market and van ness we saw one walk in and toc sell with the rider. then they pulled the bicyclist away from her. >> in texas we would shoot your [bleep]. >> police closely monitor ride.
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Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> lindsay lohan's latest. what would monday morning be without a brush with the law for lilo, only this time she says she's the victim of the crime and not the perch traitor. >> this is an interesting one. you're going to enjoy it. >>> plus, don't go in the water. there's a new threat at some of the nation's lakes, not as harmless as it might look. >> that was a foul story. i'll have to admit. don't want to go anywhere near the water. and can be deadly as well. >> what was up with that water. >>> in power and offline. how some well known and powerful people don't use e-mail. could you survive without e-mail? >> no. i can't imagine how you would do it. are they using snail mail and making phone calls? >> i could go without it. i would just text everybody. my e-mails are short and to the point anyway. >> i am all about the text. i don't want to talk to anybody. happy birthday. >> will you talk to them? >> yes. i'll talk to them. >> okay. >>> first on this monday, with just two days you mentioned earlier until the first presidential debate. our new poll out shows president obama way ahead
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Sep 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor davis. it started at 1:30 this morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintanna has the details. >> in there was burned out machines and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we involved the atf and the fbi. >> we were able to get a look as they were sifting through the damage. it is clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> what are you feeling about all of this? >> i am not expressing my feelings. i am just telling you they are going through the investigation. we are piecing together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> the fire teams were able to quickly knockdown the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from the window. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area was sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators say this is where the fire started. but they have not yet said how
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Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor davis. it started at 1:30 this morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintanna has the details. >> in there was burned out machines and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we involved the atf and the fbi. >> we were able to get a look as they were sifting through the damage. it is clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> what are you feeling about all of this? >> i am not expressing my feelings. i am just telling you they are going through the investigation. we are piecing together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> the fire teams were able to quickly knockdown the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from the window. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area was sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators say this is where the fire
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Sep 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
from her. >> you are breaking the law. >> in texas we would shoot your [bleep]. >> san francisco police closely monitored the ride, at one point telling drivers to be patient. >> it happens once a month. >> i wish i would have known that when i bought a ticket that happens to be the 20th anniversary. it's probably worse tonight than others. >> there were moments of politeness. here some riders cleared an intersection to let the cars through. at venice and market, a large crowd road around in circles and then held up their bikes in victory others just took it all in stride. >> it's part of living in the city. >> san francisco police confirm that there have been no arrests. in san francisco, nick smith, abc7 news. >>> a lot of demonstrations took place in the mission district overnight. at 18th and valencia a splinter group of about 200 riders occupied the intersection by riding in circles through traffic light changes. some drivers were very frustrated but they kept their cool and backed away from the intersection. all in all bicyclists and motorists thought it went off pretty wel
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
from sweat shops in china. >>> meanwhile, a judge in pennsylvania has just postponed a law requiring voters to show photo i.d. the judge ordered it for next year art presidential election. >>> and a philadelphia police lieutenant under investigation after punching a woman in the face. the video you see here from the puerto rican day parade reportedly shows a lieutenant struck so hard that she claims she threw beer at them. we're heal more about this. >>> finally, what every folicly fellow is out there waiting to hear. i should recuse myself, in fact. a new study finds that the less pursuit folks such as bruce willis not only appear tougher and more powerful than other men, they're also seen as taller and better leaders. >> and cuter. >> and while guys like patrick stewart are masculine enough at least take on the cable company pass we recently reported, the study did find that guys with full hair are still found more attractive. >> and we have to see a picture of your husband. >> i know. i keep telling him we have to shave it all off to do a willis. >> mark, he doesn't get time to co
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
child abuse. >> i cannot imagine upon hearing that information she was not alarmed enough to contact law enforcement. >> in this notes shea writes what the child told her, she felt something gooey, felt like maybe his tongue, mr. chandler said i'm going put something in your mouth. prosecutor says the principal should have gone to police. she reported it to human resources department then interviewed chandler about what the child described. >> it's extremely important mandatory reporters understand their ab bli investigation is to report not to investigate. >> the attorney representing the principal. >> what is wrong was not a complaint of abuse. waits a concern about a lesson plan being done by a teacher. when lynn interviewed the young girl her mother was in the room and heard everything being said and my client was in touch with the district and no one thought what they're being sold amounted to an act of abuse. >> a fermer teacher has since been released from the district. he's awaiting trial on five separate sexual assault charges. and the prince as pal is now in charge of continuin
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for reporting the crime. two spoke about the ordeal at u.s. college of the law and danielle hoffman says she was raped several times starting as a recruit. >> there are two choices willing or unwilling. and i knew it would is been punished more and abandoned. >> congress woman jackie speier is sponsoring a bill creating an impartial office of experts to review rape cases. the secretary of defense ordered military to improve it's sexual assault prevention program. >> a mother and daughter are safe after escaping a house fire in san jose. these photos on the scene show this roof engulfed in flames. just before 7:00 a.m. it was neighbors who called 911 to report the house was on fire. the mother and daughter had gone out briefly. two people inside are safe. >> good news tonight tonight. >> coming up, a spare the air day in the works tomorrow. >> there are temperatures rising and i'll let you know weekend temperatures with a word of caution coming up. >> and there is a deeb yaid over childhood vaccine. >> there is a phone that's could allow cyber attacks to erase pictures how google res
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Sep 28, 2012 1:40am PDT
have good reason. brian ross investigates tsa officers who are on the wrong side of the law. you don't want to miss this. ♪ go on ♪ ♪ tak >> annou weatheoughou b ♪ go on take the moand run ♪ go on take the money and run ♪ ♪ go on take the money and run ♪ >>> welcome back. we have a stunning report here about just how much is being stolen by tsa agents at the nation's airports. >> anyone who's ever lost anything in their luggage might have always one kerred where did that camera go, what happened to that electronic device? check out this story. abc's brian ross investigates. >> reporter: instead of protecting passengers, prosecutors say the tsa officer caught on this airport surveillance tape in memphis was stealing from one. first, at an empty ticket counter, he stashes laptop left behind at a checkpoint. then drapes a jacket over the laptop and walks away. in this case, the tsa officer was caught, convicted, and fired. >> this is the tip of the iceberg. >> reporter: new figures provided to abc news show 381 tsa officers have been fired for theft. 11 this year alone. am
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
corporate apartment rentals. corporations have been skirting existing law by signing long term leases only to rent the units out to visiting employees for a few days a week. a law prohibits occupancy for less than thirty days in apartment buildings with four or more units the practice ties up high demand housing inventory and raises safety concerns among long term tenants with strangers coming and going like they would at a hotel. supervisors vote in two weeks on the measure to set up a complaint and hearing process. >>> councilmembers approved anti-tobacco ordinance voted to ban smoking in all apartments and condominiums. smoking will be banned in parks, bus stops, restaurant patios and many outdoor spaces. officials say the move is aimed at protecting people from secondhand smoke. smoking would still be allowed in single family homes, vehicles and up to 20% of hotel rooms. >>> new report from the census bureau shows americans aren't seeing doctors as much as they used to. in 2010, people 18 to 64 made four yearly visits. that is down from nearly five visits per year in 2001. one rea
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of ozzie davis. it started early yesterday morning in vallejo. sergio quintana has the details. >> the inside of the mayor's offices is burned out shell of melted machines and crime scene tape. this is fire that is vicious. >> we expect it's arson and we characterizing as form of domestic terrorism. we have involved the f.b.i. >> we with able to get the first look inside as cleanup crews were sifting through the damage. the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> what is your feeling about this? >> i'm not going to express my feeling. going through the investigation and piece together the pieces and we'll deal with what we have to deal with. >> fire teams were able to quickly knock the flames down when they arrived. >> inside the office, front door and waiting area had been sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators say this is where the fire started, but they have not yet said how it started. now friends of the mayor are speculating about why this happened. >>
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
the bay area this summer. her father-in-law believes she may be headed to wyoming. >>> woman who was mugged and had her iphone stolen is announcing a $1,000 reward in the case. heather sweeney was celebrating her birthday with friends last month the place was packed with people, dancing to loud music. we she went to check on her coat she was attacked by a man and woman who took off. sweeney says she is hyper vigilant about using her phone in public. >> i don't take my phone out in a parking garage, corner. i take it out if i'm sitting stopped in a public area once inside my home or office, i don't check while commuting. >> police say cell phone thefts are rising in the marina and pack heights areas as well as other parts of the city. the law firm sweeney works for is putting up the reward money as well as airing publish service announcements on the radio to alert residents to the problem. >>> official proposed way to prevent protesters from interrupting meetings,. don't let them in. last week demonstrators forced the council to shutdown -- administrator wants to reduce public access
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
five, i live with my mother-in-law. what do you want from me? and the number one president obama excuse. it's bush's fault. >> and you have to wonder what "saturday night live" will do this weekend. >> can't wait. looking forward to it. >> that's going to be good. >>> that's what's making news in
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
care reform law. while there wasn't a knockout punch by either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> this time, he seemed just a little detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. and after lagging in many polls, this first match-up could give him the boost he needed. >> knowing he's behind and he needs to win. and he came in and fought that fight stylistically. i think he put the president on defense a number of times. >> reporter: now, the candidates aren't wasting any time. they're getting back on the campaign trail today. and the big next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one in kentucky. live in denver, brandi hitt. back to you. >> big issues and controversies in the headlines last few weeks, never mentioned last night. >> reporter: definitely. that's what's interesting, rob and paula. you talk to the analysts. and a lot of people were waiting for president obama to bring up mitt romney's past at bain capital. and that 47% comment he made over the last couple of weeks. abc news spoke to the ro
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Sep 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
on the law in his hometown of stockton at an anti-violence rally he called chief jones a liar for telling residents police are doing everything they can to rein the gang violence he says it is so bad he's taking his grandmother and leaving town. >> they told me the only advice they could give me was to take my grandmother and move. they told me unless i'm shooting or they are shooting at me, they don't come. we have no other choice. arm yourself or get out, wild west, the boys in blue are out-gunned. >> stockton the second most violent city in the state per capita only out-ranked by oakland. >>> this morning a dog is the only certified member of the police force in a small new mexico town. the police keefe in vaughn stepped down two days -- the police chief in vaughn stepped down two days ago because he couldn't carry a gun because of a felony conviction in texas. that leaves the dog as the top dog. the only cop on the force without a criminal record. >> they are doing a back gunned check on nika to see. >> as well they should. >>> reward is being offered to find the person who mu
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Oct 2, 2012 1:05am PDT
. women appear infrequently across saudi arabia. strict laws require women to cover most of their bodies in public. >> carolyn: we want to share very cool images. our photographer captures she is going shots of dolphins riding the waves north of half moon bay. you can see they seem to be enjoying the surf today. it was especially warm out there. we can see why. >> dan: warm weather and still steamy in many parts of the bay area. >> we're in for a mild to warm night. a as we head into tomorrow, i want to show you a photo. this was sent to us by a viewer. bay farm island in alameda. you can see the sun was glowing there was absolutely gorgeous. hot day today and we are headed for another hot one as we head into tomorrow. get ready for that as we check out right now, live doppler 7 hd. you'll see what is happening. there is a few clouds out there. not anything in the form of fog, but higher clouds, well off the coastline. we're not expecting any fog anytime soon. clear and mild tonight. warm to hot tomorrow and much cooler weather is headed our way for the rest of the week. you'll se
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
down south is affecting commuters here. >>> north bay city's tough new laws against smoking. what you need to know before lighting up. >>> hiring call for firefighters. where and when you will be able to apply to join a department in need. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy.
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